Credit Hours: 36
Complete 36 hours of CE with our OnDemand video courses!
Once a licensee has renewed for the first time, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires all licensees to complete 36 hours of CE during the 4-year renewal period. Effective July 1, 2016, 3 of the 26 hours of your requirement must consist of real estate license law. This package contains all of your requirements and features elective courses in our stunning OnDemand video. With OnDemand video lectures, you have the ability to access professional instruction anytime and anywhere you have an Internet connection! Filled with studio and “onsite” video learning objectives, these OnDemand courses engage, enlighten, and entertain!
Georgia 3-Hour Law (3 Credit Hours, Text-Based Online)—Effective July 1, 2016, 3 of the 36 hours of your continuing education requirement must consist of real estate license law. This course satisfies your 3-hour continuing education requirement. You will review topics pertaining to trust accounts, unfair trade practices, and brokerage relationships.
Houses: From the Ground Up (8 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—There are many challenges to helping others find suitable housing. One of the biggest is to effectively answer simple questions about housing structure and condition. That’s why we’ve put together this special OnDemand video course. In it, you’ll learn the language of houses and how they are built—plain and simple. Our dynamic instructors take you from the classroom right into the structural workings of a house. This highly visual instruction helps you gain the answers to the questions about the product you sell. From the foundation to the rooftop you will explore everything in-between.
Houses: Why Bad Things Happen to Good Houses (6 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—Kaplan will take you on a building physics adventure explaining in easy to understand terms how houses work and more importantly why perfectly good houses sometimes go bad. You will learn the critical role new construction materials play in reduced building tolerances and why that creates huge problems. Find out, for example, what types of insulation materials are effective and what are not. Older homes will be explored as well. You’ll learn the many advantages and pitfalls of replacement windows and new energy efficient siding products along with air quality and cleansing technologies. Helpful tips will enable you to communicate more intelligently and effectively with increasingly sophisticated homeowners.
Introduction to Real Estate Investments (6 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—Investors are discovering that tax, cash flow, principal reduction and appreciation benefits of single- and multi-family properties outweigh other investment opportunities, including the wildly vacillating stock market. This course can open the door for you to the lucrative investment real estate market. If you are unfamiliar with selling residential real estate as an investment, you’ll get a step-by-step understanding of the fundamentals you’ll need to get started.
Buying Within Your Budget (4 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—Over half of all American households cannot sustain their monthly financial obligations without available credit to cover emergencies. The dramatic decline of real estate values, the elimination of second mortgages, and reduced access to available credit of any kind have forced many consumers to a place they have never been. Learning how to budget is essential to getting out of debt and making the best decision when buying a home. Your instructor will teach you methods to help your clients decrease debt, improve credit, and save more of their hard-earned money.
Identity Theft: Protecting Your Clients and Your Business (3 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—From a criminal’s perspective, it is significantly more cost-effective to steal business identities than individual identities. Learn how not to let your clients or your business fall victim! Learn how business ID theft spells potential disaster for your livelihood and your client’s. Understand how to respond if your clients’ information or yours is compromised. Plus, learn how to spot and address the warning signs.
All Under One Roof (6 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—Learn how the changing demographics and economics of recent years have influenced desirability for some types of homes over others. You’ll also see what new types of properties are emerging to meet these multi-generational buyer challenges. This course will help you understand the changes and communicate with these buyers and sellers with specialized needs that few agents know how to adequately respond to. You’ll also gain understanding of fair housing areas that warrant attention. This class embraces the complexity of the client’s situation and helps you create new solutions for today’s most complicated buyers and sellers.